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Serra do Navio mine, Serra do Navio, Amapá, Brazili
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Serra do Navio mineMine
Serra do Navio- not defined -
AmapáState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
0° 53' 57'' North , 51° 59' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina da Serra do Navio


Manganese mine operated from 1953 to 1998 by ICOMI.
Black shale-associated Mn deposit.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Amazonian Craton, South AmericaCraton

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Chisonga, B. C., Gutzmer, J., Beukes, N. J., & Huizenga, J. M. (2012). Nature and origin of the protolith succession to the Paleoproterozoic Serra do Navio manganese deposit, Amapa Province, Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews, 47, 59-76.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chisonga, B. C., Gutzmer, J., Beukes, N. J., & Huizenga, J. M. (2012). Nature and origin of the protolith succession to the Paleoproterozoic Serra do Navio manganese deposit, Amapa Province, Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews, 47, 59-76.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Cornejo, C. and Bartorelli, A., 2010, Minerals and Precious Stones of Brazil.; Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Bello, Rosa M. S.,1978, Condições de Metamorfismo de Buritirama and Serra do Navio

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Pyrophanite4.CB.05Mn2+TiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Pyrophanite4.3.5.3Mn2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S AlabanditeMnS
S SphaleriteZnS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186975
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Low-medium grade metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Nagell, R.H. (1962) Geology of the Serra do Navio manganese district, Brazil. Economic Geology, 57(4), 481-498.
Scarpelli, W. (1973) The Serra do Navio manganese deposit (Brazil), in Genesis of Precambrian Iron and Manganese Deposits, Proceedings of the Kiev Symposium 1970: Paris, UNESCO, pp. 217-228.


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